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Memories of the 28th Century

Miscellaneous thoughts about miscellaneous matters

  1. Nomenclature of Political Parties

    by , 07-10-2019 at 11:07 AM (Memories of the 28th Century)
    For some reason I started thinking about the Guelphs and Ghibellines, Tories, Know Nothings, Northern Leagues, and various other names that political parties have chosen. While some of the names were intended to show what the party was about, the stance of the party on issues and political preferences tend to evolve over time; thus the name might cease to be appropriate. And some of the names are just words that were applied to a political group.

    Perhaps the most interesting terms ...
  2. The Eve of Destruction of the Two Party System

    by , 11-01-2013 at 03:22 PM (Memories of the 28th Century)
    For quite a while I have thought that the two major parties in the U.S.A. would come to an end, but I couldn’t tell what the proximate causes would be; although the Republican Party was destroyed by W, and the Tea Partiers are completing that destruction, but it was unclear how the Democrats would destroy their party. Now it looks like Obamacare is the instrument that the Dems created to destroy their party.

    Not only is the website for enrolling not working well, but I just saw ...

    Updated 11-02-2013 at 10:46 AM by PeterL